Welcome! St. Pius X Fraternity in Middletown, Connecticut is a fraternity that is a part of the Secular Franciscan Order. The Secular Franciscan Order is an order within the Catholic Church. The members of the Secular Franciscan Order strive to live the Gospel in the manner of St. Francis by spreading the Gospel by word and example in their homes, at work, and in their parishes.
The Franciscan Family, as one among many spiritual families raised up by the Holy Spirit in the Church, unites all members of the people of God - laity, religious, priests - who recognize that they are called to follow Christ in the footsteps of Saint Francis of Assisi. Secular Franciscan Rule Article 1.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.